Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
912 PM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...
  NORTHEASTERN NORMAN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 911 PM CDT...A CONFIRMED LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO
  WAS LOCATED NEAR FLAMING...OR 44 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRAND FORKS...
  MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

  THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

  HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO.

  SOURCE...RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO. TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS ALSO
           INDICATED A MULTI VORTEX TORNADO BETWEEN LOCKHART AND
           FLAMING AT 910 PM.

  IMPACT...YOU ARE IN A LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. FLYING DEBRIS
           MAY BE DEADLY TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE
           HOMES WILL BE DESTROYED. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO HOMES...
           BUSINESSES...AND VEHICLES IS LIKELY AND COMPLETE
           DESTRUCTION IS POSSIBLE.

* THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
  SOUTH CENTRAL POLK AND NORTHEASTERN NORMAN COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORNADOES ARE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. DO NOT
WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW!

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
GRAND FORKS.

&&

LAT...LON 4750 9607 4733 9607 4733 9649 4753 9647
      4754 9606 4750 9606
TIME...MOT...LOC 0211Z 079DEG 8KT 4747 9639

TORNADO...OBSERVED
TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL...1.00IN

$$

LEE/AV



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